Archive for the category "poll"

SFU Gondola Open Houses

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last two years there has been talk of a gondola to transport students up Burnaby Mountain to Simon Fraser University. In recent months, a proposal has been put together and the concept is now up for discussion. Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak2Peak Gondola. Photo credit: Many_Jansen on Flickr Connecting the Production Way SkyTrain station to […]

Spring Break in Vancouver 2011: Readers’ Choice Poll

Comments 121 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spring Break is just around the corner for many local schools and that may leave parents wondering what kind of activities they can get up to with their kids. I regularly feature parks, community events, and “tourist in your hometown” ideas and the following destinations come to mind: The Britannia Mine Museum Exploring the Harrison/Agassiz […]

Another BC Place Construction Update

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last August, after the iconic marshmallow-like dome of BC Place was deflated and removed, I posted a construction update. Now that all of the masts for the new roof at the stadium are in place, BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) announced today that they expect the project to be complete by September 30th, 2011. Here’s a […]

Vancouver’s Tallest Buildings

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week there will be a forum regarding building heights in Vancouver ahead of a City vote on proposed height restrictions later this month. The current building height limit in downtown Vancouver is 466 feet, which the Shangri-La currently soars well beyond (see: Higher Building Policy). Here’s a quick comparison of our five highest structures: […]

Gearing up for the Canucks 2010-2011 Season

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets for the upcoming 2010-2011 Vancouver Canucks seasons go on sale today. This is the Canucks 40th anniversary season and with changes in the lineup and a new name for their home rink, things have definitely been shaken up a bit. Whether that’s for the better or not is yet to be seen but according […]